Mohammad Hajiha

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Opioids can modulate breathing and predispose to respiratory depression by actions at various central nervous system sites, but the mechanisms operating at respiratory motor nuclei have not been studied. This study tests the hypotheses that (i) local delivery of the mu-opioid receptor agonist fentanyl into the hypoglossal motor nucleus (HMN) will suppress(More)
INTRODUCTION We sought to determine the effect of the presence of disseminated disease on perioperative outcomes following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. METHODS We identified 4108 eligible patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)(More)
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